tv Action News 630 AM ABC June 5, 2015 6:30am-7:01am EDT
developing now on "action news," an off-duty police officer foils an armed robbery in a deadly exchange of gunfire. >> the two month search is over for the accomplices after the kidnapping and beating of a worker on jewelers row. >> good morning friday, june 5. let's take a look at weather and traffic. let's go outside to david murphy and matt pellman is filling in your karen rogers. >> reporter: it's another cool and cloudy start across the region. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we have a sprinkles and showers around this morning. even where you don't see the green you'll see drizzle. every now and then something pops up, the roads are wet. satellite and radar showing you that there is that system to the south spilling showers up to the north, but they appear to be dieing off the board after probably the rush hour or mid morning and then we're actually looking at breaks in the clouds this afternoon with the return of sun.
57 degrees cool and cloudy now though in philadelphia. pretty much the same story from north to south tgif kids, the last friday of the school season for some of you anyway, some of you might have to go until next friday. this afternoon, sunny breaks and 74 is the forecast high. we're looking at low pollen counts with the shower activity we've had in the last couple of days. overnight -- over the weekend we're back up into the range but not as bad as the last couple of weeks. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, we're looking live at i-95 people rating -- racing into worked in center city. they are not racing very quickly on the southbound side from past academy to allegheny into girard. luckily our crash that got us off to a bad start southbound by girard is long gone.
at this point you're contending with southbound volume. in lawndale, contending with the police activity that katherine scott has been telling us about and it is blocking all busy rising sun avenue near tyson avenue. oxford or martins mill road will get you around it. getting word of a crash in upper merion montgomery county, south gulph road. 422, the same situation slowing starting to form on the eastbound side by phoenixville and collegeville, everything is reopened. delran, burlington county, downed pole 130 southbound and njt northeast corridor line not running between trenton and metro park because of police activity on friday morning. >> developing right now an armed robbery attempt turned into a shootout at a philadelphia restaurant. the robbers discovered the guy
they ambushed was an off-duty police officer. katherine scott is live on the scene in the city's lawndale section. >> reporter: matt, that's right, the detective was off duty he was the only customer inside the store when he ordered food the when the men walked in. the crime scene unit serves, remained on the scene gathering evidence. there is surveillance footage of the entire incident there are cameras inside and outside the store. the road has opened to traffic. traffic getting through hear on rising sun avenue by tyson. the front window of the shop is shattered from the shootout that happened before 11:30. two men went into rising sun pizza, at least one of them had a gun. police say they put the gun to the detective's head and took $20 out of his hand and forced him to lie on the floor. two robbers turned and pointed the gun at the counter where the owner and employee were
standing. at that point, the detective identified himself and pulled you let oz -- pulled out his gun, the suspect fired two shots at pointblank range. the officer fired bark, they dropped the loaded gun in the store and ran out of the store. one collapsed in the parking lot and the other got away. >> they identified the body as the person who was inside the store committing the robbery and firing the shots. >> reporter: and back here live, you can see the investigators remain on the scene the crime scene unit inside gathering evidence they are dusting for fingerprints and gathering evidence inside the store. the detective was assigned to the northwest division he was taken to internal affairs to be interviewed which is protocol
whenever an officer fires his weapon. we're live in lawndale, katherine scott. >> two men face a judge after months on a run police say they brutally kidnapped a woman who work on jewelers row in center city. the two men are said to be accomplices to tieread gay who was taken into the custody after the attack. police kidnapped and beat the woman leaving her job. she was dump in the mount laurel cemetary in darby and was able to get help. mayor nutter will deliver the keynote address at a ceremony marking the deadly anniversary of the center city collapse. a demolition came crashing down on the salvation arm in 2013. the 6 people were killed, 14 others were injured. a memorial park is being built at the site to honor the
victims. new from the overnight u.s. says china is behind a hack attack. china calls the allegation -- the data compromised gathering information on various people. >> they gather information to target them it's a giant data base that they can tap into anytime. >> the verdicts discovered the attack -- investigators discovered the hack in april but didn't realize they had much more information until later. "g.m.a." will have more on that after "action news." action cam is live on the art museum steps looking for our own, brian taff who is
taking part in the unified relay helping the flame of hope making its way through center city. brian will have much more on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. this is the tour that will end up in los angeles where the games are held next month. mayor nutter kicks off with the philadelphia cycling classic. the women's bike race will be the featured event for the first time. the men start at #-- 8:00 a.m. the women's world cup race is 12:30 sunday afternoon. >> let's turn to david and find out the weather for today and weekend. >> reporter: we have clouds and showers out there. storm tracker 6 live double scan is overwhelming dry although if we go to the two dimensional view you can see showers mainly toward the east of center city. let's go in tighter and see if this will clip northeast
philadelphia. looks like it is korea -- yeah you see stuff to the south and heading toward northeast airport. in philadelphia, light stuff. trenton, seeing some of this. maybe drizzle here and there. looks like the morning showers will not be around all day tapering off over the next several hours. as we look outside we have clouds over the airport. some of the earlier showers popping through has made the surfaces a bit wet. you'll find that on roads and every now and then spray on the windshields and drizzles where it isn't showering. 57 degrees in philadelphia. similar to the temperatures we've been dealing with the last several mornings. cool and cloudy. most of the showers during the morning by the time we get up to lunchtime it's cloudy and mainly dry. watch what happens as we go through the rest of the day, it does look like the clouds will filter out by 6:00 a.m. and
before then we'll see the sun re-emerge in some neighborhoods. we'll see sunny breaks this afternoon and that will improve the temperatures better than yesterday. for the evening hours not bad temperature-wise, you'll see that in a moment. transitioning to partly cloudy skies. as we roll through the day we'll start out cool still in the 50s by 8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., 63 2:00 p.m., 72 spending the afternoon in the 70s with the poke of sunshine starting to come back. 74 is the high by 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. if you're heading to the phillies a nice friday evening for baseball. 71 for the first pitch. 9th inning, 67 a little bit milder at the ballpark than the last couple of month. the giants in town for a three game set. hopefully the phils are back organ the winning track. tomorrow, there could be a shower around or rumble of thunder in south jersey and delaware. high pressure returning sunshine to the region and nice high high of
82 in if you're heading to the poconos, clouds to sun, 69 partly sunny dry saturday, sunday, 68. cool and comfortable for this time of the year in the poconos. no threat of rain looks like they will get all the racing in. down the shore be you might have caught the temperature in the water, 59 degrees, 66 lots of clouds today. saturday, 75. warm and sun slight chance of pop-up shower or rumble of thunder. sunday, clouds cooler on the beach with a high of 70. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we're going for a high of 74 in philadelphia today. 82 tomorrow, looks like it's dry in philadelphia, most of our rain down south in south jersey and delaware, 78 very pleasant on sunday, great weather for the phillies contest the union on saturday night coming off a big win on wednesday. we get into monday, thundershowers and thunderstorms, more humid warm with highs in the mid 80s back to dry conditions tuesday wednesday, thursday, and
bringing on the sunshine in the middle of next he can window. >> 6:40 brand new stories are up next, sparks fly during a street fight the weapons being used of a fireworks. a local animal shelter gives a neglected pup a new lease of life. >> reporter: we have a disabled vehicle 309 northbound by norristown road off to the side. we are in chester and talk about a problem with mass transit coming up after the break. >> police say he moves like jagger but he picked the wrong dance floor we'll show you what's going on up next.
>> 6:44, lots of clouds again we're getting real friendly with these friends we might see sun later. 57 degrees is the high in philadelphia. matt pellman next week you can talk about sun glare. >> reporter: i can't wait, we are not talking about it this morning. if we were talking about sun glare, we would be talking about delays on the 30 bypass, because the sun is not so bad. delays are not bad. building volume on eastbound 113 not so bad because there is not so much sun glare there that's good news along the 30 bypass. not good news on the mass
transit front. no service on the northeast corridor line between trenton and metro park in middlesex county. someone was struck by a train unfortunately. so again, if you ride njt northeast corridor, the train is not running between trenton and metro park this morning. otherwise in south jersey, the down pole we've been talking about in delran 130 southbound at bridge borough street is gone. everything open there. that's good news. without for the construction continuing in cherry hill along 70 westbound cuthbert boulevard. that could cause delays from time to time. in wilmington we have all the closures in effect for beau biden's viewing and memorial service funeral tomorrow. these closures expected to last until tomorrow afternoon portions of dupont, tenth and howell street and scott street and lincoln street. >> the search is upon or a
person who put a puppy through the life's worth of horror in delaware county. he was found wandering through the streets in darby borough. shelter workers suspect the shackle may have been put around his neck when he was small and became embedded in his flesh when he grew. of. >> he had a fighting spirit and found his way out of the yard where he tied up. a lot of times when we see emaciated dogs the people are looking to get rid of the dog. >> trooper underwent mineralcy mineralcy -- emergency surgery 'delaware county spca. he faces a long road to recovery as he tries to gain wait. wait -- weight. >> video posted online shows several people shooting roman candles at each other.
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we're live from the storm zone with the latest on that. new information about the sexual misconduct allegations involve former house speaker, dennis hastert, and alleged family member speaking out this morning. "g.m.a." on the look out a big alert for anyone heading to the used car lot. we'll tell you what you need to know all that coming up next on friday on "good morning america." matt and tam back to you. >> thanks much, have a good weekend. >> reporter: the issues keep rolling in on the roadways and we're not rolling very well. heading to i-95 new car fire popped up in the southbound lanes by bridge street. the vehicle in flames no fire crews on the scene yet because this just burst into flames a couple of minutes ago. for now traffic is squeezing by closely to the vehicle that's on fire in the southbound lanes by
bridge street. all lanes will not be open once the fire crews arrive. we're radiating ton that. watching the crash near king of prussia near south gulph road at church road. >> reporter: on the big board we have storm tracker 6 live double scan a couple of showers popping through philadelphia and up toward trenton. everybody else mainly dry, a couple of sprinkles in south jersey. if you're dressing the kids some of you might want an umbrella depending on whether you're in an area where the spotty showers are going. this afternoon shorts and ts we'll dry and out -- we dry out and see the return of sun. temperatures improve as the showers will be off the board cloudy by noon, 3:00 p.m., 74 is the high today. it's going to be nice later on, clouds and sunny breaks developing. matt. >> thanks david. a 6 hour delay at laguardia airport in new york, turned into an impromptu sing
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>> an off-duty philadelphia police officer fatally shot a suspect during a robbery overnight. it happened at rising sun pizza in lawndale. the suspect fired at the officer so the officer fired back killing one of the suspects. the second suspect is on the loose. the authorities say the two remaining suspects sought in the kidnapping and beating and robbery of a center city jewelry store employee were arrested last night and face a judge later today. >> reporter: the ladder truck pulled up on the burning vehicle on i-95 southbound by bridge street. you can see the sea of headlights going slowly past the scene. >> reporter: checking the great outdoors not so great there's the terrace i spend outdoor time there, not quality time this morning as you need and umbrella. we have showers and they are spotty and moving to the north over the next few hours. hoping for sun later on, high of
74. >> wow, the end of the show has arrived. time to go to "good morning america." for matt pellman, david murphy, karen rogers, tamala edwards i'm matt o'donnell. have a great friday and agreed weekend! [sfx: bell] [burke] it's easy to buy insurance and forget about it. but the more you learn about your coverage, the more gaps you may find. [burke] like how you thought you were covered for this... [man] it's a profound statement. [burke] but you're not even covered for this... [man] it's a profound statement. [burke] or how you may be covered
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